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    1838 HM-1 Half Eagle, MS62
    Glowing Golden-Orange Surfaces

    1838 $5 HM-1, R.3, MS62 NGC. The D in the denomination is slightly left of center under the stem. Two die varieties exist for the 1838 half eagle, both of which are about equally scarce. If 700 or so 1838 eagles survive, HM-1 exists to the extent of around 335 pieces. According to Daryl Haynor's new series reference, "Only about one-third of all Uncirculated 1838s are HM-1... ." This MS62 coin showcases glowing golden-orange surfaces and pinpoint definition. Scattered ticks and hairlines limit the grade. Census (all varieties): 29 in 62, 25 finer (8/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 765246, Base PCGS# 8176)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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